April J. Contreras, a Senior Associate with Pearlman, Brown & Wax, has been practicing exclusively in the area of Workers' Compensation defense since admission to the bar. She represents employers, insurance carriers and third party administrators in various types of workers' compensation cases through all phases of litigation.
April is a graduate of UC Berkeley, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Ethnic Studies. She received her Juris Doctorate degree from Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. During law school, April gained in-house experience with an international luxury and sports eyewear brand, and she was a volunteer in a human rights legal brigade to rural Panama.
In her leisure time, April enjoys traveling, baking and spending time with her family.